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Nominations solicited for faculty diversity award

Nominations are being accepted for the annual Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Service Through Diversity. The award recognizes tenured and tenure-track faculty for their leadership in diversity.

Radio show features Ithaca-area human rights official

The Feb. 23 episode of All Things Equal featured Tompkins County Office of Human Rights Director Ken Clarke.

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Radio show previews MLK lecture

The February 16 episode of All Things Equal featured Cornell’s Shakima Clency and Aminah Taariq-Sidibe previewing the March 1 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture with writer Ijeoma Olou.

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Program house dedicated to student veterans planned for fall

A residential program house dedicated to student veterans will open this fall near West Campus, providing a much-needed space for Cornell’s growing veteran population to find community, resources and support.

Toni Morrison Quilting Project, to weave communities together, launches Feb. 22

Celebrating the author’s work and the community-building tradition of African American quilt-making, the Toni Morrison Quilting Project kicks off on Feb. 22, noon to 1:30 p.m., with a virtual quilting traditions workshop, featuring Ithaca-based fiber artist Heather Stewart.

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Author, journalist Ijeoma Oluo to give annual MLK Lecture

Seattle-based writer Ijeoma Oluo will give the 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture at Cornell, in a virtual forum on March 1 at 7 p.m.

Author to speak on African Americans’ relationship with the outdoors

Carolyn Finney, author of “Black Faces White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors,” will give the Class of 1945 Lecture, part of the Cornell Botanic Gardens Lecture Series, on Feb. 25.

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Want to hire more women? Expand your short list

New research has found that when considering candidates for a position in a male-dominated field, individuals consistently included more women on longer “short lists.”

Architect Peter Robinson creates, protects Black spaces

The visiting critic discusses the importance of social design shaped by community partnerships, and a collaboration with AAP students and Black high schoolers in Brooklyn.